All Japan Championship (9-Ball)
The Japan Open (also: All Japan Championship, All Japan Open Championship) is an annual pool tournament in the discipline of Nine-ball. However, from 2012 to 2015, the men's tournament was played in the discipline of Ten-ball. Ko Pin-yi is the most successful player having won the tournament three times, in 2011, 2013 and 2016. Akimi Kajitani has won the women's tournament the most times, winning twice in 2000 and 2013.
|2000||Tokyo||Satoshi Kawabata||Johnny Archer||Kunihiko Takahashi|
|2001||Amagasaki||Corey Deuel||Mika Immonen||Unknown|
|2005||Unknown||Efren Reyes||Rodolfo Luat||Hidenobu Takanami|
|2007||Wu Jia-qing||Tōru Kuribayashi||Hayato Hijikata|
|2008||Amagasaki||Mika Immonen||Ronato Alcano||Antonio Gabica|
|2010||Thorsten Hohmann||Ko Ping-chung||Yukio Akakariyama|
|2011||Ko Pin-yi||Wu Jia-qing||Chang Yu-lung|
|2012||Chang Jung-lin||Yang Ching-shun||Johann Chua|
|2013||Ko Pin-yi||11:10||Chang Jung-lin||Thorsten Hohmann|
|2014||Raymund Faraon||11:8||Naoyuki Ōi||Li Hewen|
|2015||Johann Chua||11:7||Ronato Alcano||Shane Van Boening|
|2016||Ko Pin-yi||11:3||Jeff de Luna||Thorsten Hohmann|
|2000||Tokyo||Akimi Kajitani||Kyoko Sone||Chung Young-sook|
|2001||Amagasaki||Liu Shin-mei||Allison Fisher||unknown|
|2005||Unknown||Zhou Mengmeng||Miyuki Fuke||unknown|
|2007||Chang Shu-han||Akio Otani||Fu Xiaofang|
|2008||Amagasaki||Pan Xiaoting||Chou Chieh-yu||Chang Shu-han|
|2010||Lin Hsiao-chi||Keiko Yukawa||Chihiro Kawahara|
|2011||Chen Siming||Junko Mitsuoka||Chan Ya-ting|
|2012||Chou Chieh-yu||Tan Ho-yun||Maki Kimura|
|2013||Akimi Kajitani||9:7||Chihiro Kawahara||Chou Chieh-yu|
|2014||Wu Zhi-ting||9:3||Liu Shasha||Tsai Pei-jen|
|2015||Kim Ga-young||9:2||Chihiro Kawahara||Maki Kimura|
|2016||Chen Ho-yun||9:8||Chihiro Kawahara||Wei Tzu-chen|
Winners of this tournament were the Philippines Francisco Bustamante and Ramil Gallego in the men's event as well as the Taiwanese women Tan Hsiang-ling and Chou Chieh-yu were winners of the women's event. Chou Chieh-yu is the only player to have won both events.
The prize money of the Japan Open was significantly lower than that of the All Japan Open. During 2010, at the All Japan Open men's event, the prize purse was a total of $82,000 of which the winner received about $ 24,000, The winner of the Japan Open 2010 received only $17,000 in prize money, at just under $42,000 in total prize money. In the women's at the Japan Open 2010 about $11,000 were distributed, with the winner receiving $4,400 dollars, at the All Japan Open the same year, however, were distributed over $21,000, of which the winner received about $7,000.
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